John Leonard, CFA
Special situations, micro-cap, contrarian, CFA

The Trend Of Increasing Wine Consumption Is Well-Known - Willamette Valley Vineyards Is Not

(Editors' Note: This article covers a stock that is trading at less than $1 per share and/or has less than a $100 million market cap. Please be aware of the risks associated with these stocks.)

Key takeaways

  • The significant growth investments and transition to higher margin products and distribution channels are being ignored at Willamette Valley Vineyards (NASDAQ:WVVI).
  • The temporary modest decline in sales should be viewed as a positive as it is the result of a focus on profit rather than pure volume growth.
  • An attractive valuation limits the downside while unique company specific growth factors and a secular trend towards greater wine consumption provide strong tailwinds.

Company overview

WVVI owns and operates vineyards and a winery...

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